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[12 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
Disney California Adventure Set to Remove Iconic Letters

Make way for progress:  crews will begin removing the giant letters that spell out “California” at Disney’s California Adventure on Tuesday, January 4.
The letters, which are over 11 1/2 feet tall, sit in front of the park entrance, adjacent to the turnstiles.  Visitors often snap pictures there before traipsing off to attractions, and the letters are often decorated to reflect the events of the season. 
The iconic sculpture is falling victim to the $1 billion overhaul that’s currently underway to bring new life to the park, which opened less than ten …

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[3 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]
Disneyland Resort Receives Another Award for Saving Water

Once again, Disney has been recognized for its commitment to environmental responsibility.
On Tuesday,  The California Stormwater Quality Association honored Disney during its sixth annual awards luncheon, for efforts to reduce storm water runoff and the pollution that runoff causes to our waterways and oceans.  Disney was among five recipients of this year’s award.
The popular tourist attraction has created a program to diminish significantly the amount of water that empties into storm drains and the ocean by utilizing a porous asphalt.  The porous material allows rainwater to seep into the ground, rather than running over paved …

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[11 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
Enter to Win a Trip to Pixar Studios and Meet Toy Story 3 Characters

We love sweepstakes around here, and we’ve also been hearing through the grapevine how amazing it is to visit Pixar Studios. And if you’re as excited as we are about Toy Story 3, this is the contest for you!
You could win a four-day, three-night trip to the Pixar Animation Studios to see first-hand where the magic happens. You’ll also get to have lunch and meet your favorite characters from the upcoming Toy Story 3. The trip to California is for the winner and three guests and includes transportation, hotel stay …

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[4 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
Earthquake Traps Guest in Disneyland Hotel Elevator

Sources are reporting that a 6.9 scaled earthquake hit Baja California at 3:40pm. Jarring cities as far away as San Diego, CA; and Phoenix, AZ.
The quake was centered about 16 miles south-southwest of Guadalupe Victoria and about 108 miles from Tijuana, Baja California, authorities said.
KABC-TV is currently reporting that a woman is trapped in an elevator at a Disneyland hotel.